2019 Nissan Leaf E-Plus: 60kWh version to cost $36,000

The new 2019 Nissan Leaf E-Plus, with the bigger 60kWh battery, will be priced against the Chevrolet Bolt. Both with have similar range ratings.

Pricing documents seen by CarsDirect show the the new 60kWh Nissan Leaf E-Plus will start at US$36,000 in S trim, and US$42,500 in SL.

The 60kWh Leaf will have an EPA range rating of around 225mi (362km), up from the 40kWh model’s 151mi (243km) rating.

The Nissan Leaf E-Plus’ most direct competitor will be the Chevrolet Bolt, which starts at US$37,495 in base trim. The Bolt’s range is better though at 238mi (383km).

The new Nissan Leaf E-Plus will reportedly go on sale January 2019. The 40kWh Leaf will remain on sale, but only in base S trim.

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Joshua Thompson

Joshua Thompson

News editor — Joshua deals with numbers for a living, but cars are his lifelong passion. He loves all, from his dream Stingray through to his first car, a Mercury Tracer.

2019 Nissan Leaf E-Plus: 60kWh version to cost $36,000